Long Island Camera Store Adds Center for Photographic Arts

AMITYVILLE, N.Y., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ – Berger Brothers Camera, a full-service camera store in Long Island, NY, is excited to announce they have expanded their business by opening the Berger Brothers Camera Center for Photographic Arts.

Although Berger Bros already offers photography classes in NYC, taught by passionate photography professionals, the new Camera Center for Photographic Arts enables Berger Bros to expand their class size, schedule, topics, workshops and private instruction. The new location will be equipped with studio lighting, space and the atmosphere needed to learn and create outstanding photography.

Berger Brothers has named Yvonne Berger as the Director of the Camera Center for Photographic Arts. Yvonne is a professional photographer specializing in product, food, corporate and interiors as well as photo restoration. She is an expert in post production tools such as Photoshop and Lightroom, color management and printing and has many years of teaching experience as head instructor of photography at Berger Bros Camera and the Art League of Long Island.

“It has been a long time dream of ours to have a location that we can dedicate to the art and education of photography,” Berger said.”We envision a hub where people can learn, connect and express themselves through the art of photography.”

Among the many new classes the Center for Photographic Art will provide are hands on photography workshops in lighting, wedding, portrait, Photoshop, Lightroom, color management, printing, food and product photography, landscape and street photography classes. One on one instruction and basic and advanced classes on specific cameras and a myriad of general photography topics will also be offered. In addition the Center will provide studio rental space; serve as a location for meet-up groups and function as a photo gallery exhibiting professional level, customer and student work.

The school is conveniently located just one block north of Main Street, at 22 Clinton Avenue adjacent to two of the largest municipal parking lots and opposite the Huntington Post Office in Amityville, New York.

About Berger-Bros:

Established in 1951, Berger Brothers originally carried a modest inventory but offered great customer service. In 1973, the second generation of Berger Bros was born as Brad Berger took over the reins and discovered that photography was more fun. Since then Berger Bros has been dedicated to helping people discover the magic of cameras and photography through their full-service camera store, exceptional customer service, passionate employees and myriad of photography classes. Berger Brothers is noted as among Tamron’s “Top Dealers” in the United States for quality and service and voted for a third year by Long Island Press readers as the “Best Camera Store on Long Island.” For more information please visit www.Berger-Bros, call 800-542-8811 or email Brad at [email protected].

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